Patient One GI-Oneā„¢ Named Winner of Digestive Health Category in 2013 SupplySide Editor's Choice Awards

PHOENIX (November 14, 2013) — VIRGO (, an information distribution company focused on the most innovative and complex business-to-business markets that fuel the U.S. and world economies, announced its second annual SupplySide Editor's Choice Awards Winners.

Five consumer packaged goods (CPG) products were selected as finalists by the SupplySide editorial team for achievements in innovation and market significance in 15 categories: animal nutrition, antioxidant supplements, beverages, digestive health, functional food, hair care, multivitamin, nutricosmetics, omega-3, packaging design, skin care, specialty supplements, sports nutrition and weight management. One winner was selected in each category and was announced at SupplySide West 2013 during the Editor’s Choice Awards Reception on Wednesday, November 13 at The Venetian in Las Vegas sponsored by Draco Natural Products.

“During 2013, we saw a tremendous number of truly innovative new products launched across the food, beverage, dietary supplement, personal care and animal nutrition markets,” said Heather Granato, vice president of content in VIRGO's Health & Nutrition Network. "It was a challenge to select a single winner out of the outstanding finalists; all these companies are forward-thinkers, meeting consumer needs and delivering quality products to a discerning market."

For more than 15 years, SupplySide has helped dietary supplement, food, beverage, personal care and cosmetic professionals find information to explore, discover, innovate and market their next best-selling product. The Editor’s Choice Awards is among several recent and forthcoming strategic initiatives to extend its services.

The 2013 SupplySide Editor’s Choice Awards Winners are:

Animal Nutrition: Timberline Live Pet Foods ~Vita-Bugs™

Antioxidant Supplements: Insightful Solutions LLC ~ OJO Nectar

Beverages: Reed’s Inc. ~ Culture Club Kombucha

Digestive Health: Patient One MediNutritionals Research LLC ~ GI One

Functional Food: Ruby’s Naturals LLC ~ Ruby’s Rockets

Hair Care: Eufora International ~ Eufora Thickening Collection

Multivitamin: Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems ~ Embrace Prenatal 35+ Multivitamin

Nutricosmetics: NeoCell ~ Beauty Bursts

Omega-3: Omega-3 Innovations ~ Omega Heaven™

Organic: Numi Organic Tea ~ Savory Tea

Packaging Design: Stack Wine ~ Stackers

Skin Care: NOW Solutions ~ Clarify & Illuminate Cleanser

Specialty Supplement: Coral LLC ~ Coral Joint & Collagen Support

Sports Nutrition: Fit Club ~ PRE-X

Weight Management: I AM Enlightened Creations ~ I AM Skinny

Check out all of the winning products, including product photos and short descriptions on their innovative positioning, in the Editor's Choice Awards Winners Gallery at


Media Contact: Katherine Hecker, Audience Marketing Manager, VIRGO Health & Nutrition Network, (480) 990-1101 ext. 1350, Images are available upon request.


About VIRGO:
VIRGO is an information distribution company focused on the most innovative and complex business-to-business markets that fuel U.S. and world economies. Our mission is to help business professionals break through the hype, ambiguity and information deluge they experience, by offering trustworthy guidance on the decisions they need to make — be that early in their decision making process, whilst making a purchase decision, or following the decision when a product, service or ingredient is in use.

We do this in each of our networks by focusing on five key tenets that make their information journey fruitful: Content, Audience, Brands, User Experience and Performance Marketing.

With 19 brands including trade magazines and/or websites, trade shows and regional conferences, training and accreditation programs, and an expanding online platform, VIRGO leverages its events, publications, digital and other media to provide integrated solutions for professionals in industries including healthcare, natural products, telecommunications and self-storage.